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PipelineFX Partners with Hollywood’s RFX

PipelineFX has signed RFX as a North American reseller. Under this agreement, RFX will market Qube! software and PipelineFX consulting services to its customers in California and across the U.S. RFX is a leading software solutions provider and serves a clientele that includes some of the industrys top film studios, post-production facilities and vfx houses.

RFX was created in 1978 by Ray Feeney to satisfy Hollywoods visual effects industrys desire for the newest and most advanced digital technologies on the market. Since its inception, RFX and Feeney have helped to pioneer and implement new technologies to better serve the entertainment industry. Feeney has also won four Scientific and Engineering Academy Awards, has been awarded the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for his efforts to improve visual effects in the motion picture industry, and is a founding member of the Visual Effects Society.

Qube! meets our companys criteria of partnering with leading technology companies whose products perform great, are competitively priced and who offer excellent technical support, said Cliff Edson, director of sales of RFX. Qube! fills a gap that was not being addressed for our customers. Qube! is a robust and powerful render farm management tool for professionals that also delivers the flexibility and stability needed in todays production pipelines.

RFX is highly regarded in the entertainment industry and has extensive expertise in consulting with studios about their production pipeline needs, said PipelineFX ceo Troy Brooks. Were excited about having Qube! added to their impressive portfolio of solutions.

Highly customizable, extensively scalable Qube! can be integrated into any production workflow, and is backed by 24 /7 support. Qube! has custom pipelines for creative applications such as Maya, 3ds Max, RenderMan, mental ray, NUKE, XSI and others. Qube! is IBM ServerProven, and operates in Linux, Windows XP, 2000 and 2003 and Mac OSX environments.

PipelineFX (www.pipelinefx.com), with headquarters in Honolulu, Hawaii, was founded in 2002 and markets Qube! to the 3D animation, vfx, video and game industries. Qube! is used by world-class studios around the world, including South Park Studios, Electronic Arts, Buena Vista Games, DKP, Reel FX, Guava Graphics, Radical Ent. and Pratt Institute.

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Bill Desowitz, former editor of VFXWorld, is currently the Crafts Editor of IndieWire.

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